OXFORD — In summer 2014, graduate students in the Global Field Program (GFP) from Miami University’s Project Dragonfly will travel to Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas to engage in action projects on vital human and ecological issues.
Kathrene Mayne of Bellbrook will travel to the Amazon to study avian and tropical ecology. As a student in the master’s program, Mayne has also traveled to Baja to study field methods in desert and marine ecosystems. Mayne has traveled to Belize to study approaches to environmental stewardship. Mayne is a teacher at Horace Mann Pk-8 School.
More information about Mayne’s 2014 course is located at www.earthexpeditions.org/amazon.
Traci Weaver of Fairborn will travel to Kenya to study wildlife and people in integrated landscapes. As a student in the master’s program, Weaver has also traveled to Belize to study approaches to environmental stewardship. Weaver has traveled to Thailand to study Buddhism and conservation. Weaver is an educator at Grange Insurance Audubon Center. More information about Weaver’s 2014 course is located at www.earthexpeditions.org/kenya.
Since the program began 10 years ago, Earth Expeditions graduate courses from Miami University’s Project Dragonfly have engaged more than 1,500 people in firsthand educational and scientific research at critical conservation field sites in Africa, Australia, Asia and the Americas.